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In 2014, the much hyped telecommunications spectrum auction introduced the country to 3G and 4G technology, propelling it into an ever evolving...

Steel sector profitability plummets 67%, but the outlook may still be optimistic

Profits are down in Pakistan’s steel sector by a sharp 67%, though that decline in productivity – caused in large part due...

Yusuf H Shirazi: A titan rests at last

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Thar Coal: It’s actually as impressive as it sounds, if you ignore that it is, well, coal

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Buybacks have hit the Pakistani capital markets. Investors beware

Perhaps we should have seen this coming, but count us surprised. Share buybacks – the practice of publicly listed companies buying back...

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Good news: Bond market is signalling an economic recovery. But here’s why that just might be bad news

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These 4 Pakistani companies have shown higher profits and yet their share prices have plunged. Is the stock market stupid?

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How one Pakistani techie helped build a $20 million US-focused startup

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Shifa International looks to expand its footprint in Punjab

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AkzoNobel in the mood to buy its way to growth in Pakistan

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Pakistan’s auto industry shows little sign of improvement

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